Baseball back on track with win streak, sweeps ECU

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor The OBU baseball team is on the way to success with five straight victories after dropping six straight games. The Bison went to Weatherford to take on Southwestern Oklahoma State. It was a tight game throughout the day, but the Bison got going later. Eric Carlson hit home run to … Continue reading Baseball back on track with win streak, sweeps ECU

Bison Baseball in slump after 20th victory

By Jared A'Lattore, Sports Editor After earning a key 20th victory, the Bison baseball squad has suffered six straight losses including a high scoring affair against Oklahoma Christian. Both teams went at it right from the get-go in Shawnee. Oklahoma Chris-tian took a 2-0 lead in the top half of the first inning. Jake Gozzo … Continue reading Bison Baseball in slump after 20th victory

Remembering a legend: Campus mourns loss of acclaimed swim coach Dr. Sam Freas

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor A friend. A leader. A man of the Lord. An amazing legacy. Legendary swimming and diving coach Dr. Samuel Freas passed away Sunday, Mar. 24 at the age of 72. Freas has made an outstanding legacy on Bison Hill. He was responsible for founding the swim and dive program in … Continue reading Remembering a legend: Campus mourns loss of acclaimed swim coach Dr. Sam Freas

Baseball takes ECU, goes against Southern

By Jared A'Lattore, Sports Editor The Bison baseball team took a big win against East Central University, while taking two losses and another win against Southeastern Oklahoma State.  The Bison won against ECU two weeks ago on their home field, 13-2. There were five pitchers for the Bison combining seven strikeouts. They only gave up one hit to … Continue reading Baseball takes ECU, goes against Southern

Lady Bison softball takes one and loses one on home field

By Jacob A'Latorre, Sports Editor The OBU Lady Bison softball team defended home plate in Shawnee for the first time against Colorado Christian University in back-to-back games during the week.   The match on Tuesday and Wednesday night brought an emotional aspect to the game with Coach Maples facing her former squad. The game was quiet up until … Continue reading Lady Bison softball takes one and loses one on home field

Bison football earn victory on homecoming

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor The Bison came up with their second straight victory over Northwestern Oklahoma State in their homecoming game. The Bison changed up their running game with the workload being dominated by sophomore Rueben Thompson. Thompson ran the ball for a 17-yard pickup on the second drive of the OBU possession. The … Continue reading Bison football earn victory on homecoming

Bison football falls despite high scoring match

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor Even with a valiant effort, the OBU football squad were still downed by Southern Arkansas. There was plenty of action in this high scoring affair. Redshirt sophomore Preston Haire totaled for 530 yards and was responsible for six touchdowns. Haire threw for 39 for 60 completions and made the offense … Continue reading Bison football falls despite high scoring match

Down Syndrome Awareness: “My life changed by meeting one person”

By Jared A'Latorre, Sports Editor With Down Syndrome Awareness month here, many people (such as my family and myself) feel a connection to this celebration. About nine years ago, my parents considered caring for an adult who has Down Syndrome. He had an unfortunate living situation and the next step was a nursing home. It … Continue reading Down Syndrome Awareness: “My life changed by meeting one person”